Derrick Bartlett, is one of the most respected names in sniper training, he will be joining us to talk about Perceptual Blindness also referred to as change blindness. To give you a better idea on the subject go to http://brainstuff.howstuffworks.com/2008/04/07/how-change-blindness-works/
Perceptual Blindness is not new scientist have been studying it for years. Derrick has taken it and made some practical analysis he will explain how Perceptual Blindness affects us in our every day lives. He will also share a few solutions to the problem.
Derrick is a twenty-eight year veteran of law enforcement. As a member of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, he served as a SWAT/Sniper for sixteen years, and was responsible for team training. Over twenty years in special operations have provided him with unique opportunities to work and train with a number of elite tactical units and renowned instructors.
Derrick is a state-certified instructor in firearms and SWAT-related fields. As Director of Snipercraft, Inc., he has provided instruction for snipers and supervisors for hundreds of police agencies, throughout the United States. In addition to numerous magazine articles, he is the author of the books, Snipercraft: The Art of the Police Sniper and Staring at the Crosshairs, and most recently, a contributing author to the training manual, Police Sniper Training and Operations. He is the creator of Tactical Vision, an observation skills course for police officers and tactical personnel. Derrick is also the President of the American Sniper Association, and serves on the advisory boards of several other tactical organizations.